Cases


Bamrah v Gempride SCCO 5.3.14


A case in which a penalty was imposed by the Costs Master as a result of the claimant’s misconduct. Now on appeal.

Author Katharine Scott Date

R (on the application of W) v Croydon LBC


A case in which the court considered the lawfulness of a decision regarding the placement of the applicant was taken after a flawed consultation in circumstances where the local authority were entitled to terminate the applicant’s placement on the basis of cost. 

Author Katharine Scott Date

SB v A Local Authority October 2012 Court of Appeal


On the findings of fact made by a first instance Judge in a case concerning the rape of a child with a learning disability by her father

Author Katharine Scott Date

LLBC v (1) TG (2) JG (3) KR (Fam Div)


The task to be undertaken by the court at a without notice hearing involving vulnerable adults was to evaluate as best it could the degree of urgency, the risks of intervening by way of making an order and the risks of not intervening at that stage.

Author Katharine Scott Date

PH v A Local Authority, Z Ltd & R [2011] EWCH 1704 (Fam)


Test of capacity and approach to be taken to conflicting expert evidence

Author Katharine Scott Date

C v A Local Authority, LMP, LM, A PCT & An Organisation


A case in which the Court considered the application of the Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act 1983 to the seclusion of incapacitated teenagers in schools. 

Author Katharine Scott Date

WCGG v IA [2014] EWCOP 990


A case in which the Court considered whether P had the capacity to make a range of decisions for himself.

Author Katharine Scott Date

Re X (deprivation of liberty) [2014] EWCOP 25 & [2014] EWCOP 37


A case in which the Re X procedure for those deprived of their liberty outside the statutory scheme was designed. Katharine also appeared in the Court of Appeal representing one… Read more »

Author Katharine Scott Date

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (Generating Station) DCO


Christiaan Zwart acted for the Examining Authority (Panel) of the National Infrastructure Directorate in relation to this nationally significant tidal wave power station: Wales’ first ever electricity-producing tidal lagoon. The… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

Myndd y gwynt Wind Farm DCO (2015)


Christiaan Zwart is acting for Welsh regulator Natural Resource Wales (the Welsh equivalent of the Environment Agency and Natural England) in a test DCO application by a wind turbine developer… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

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